COVID-19 Safety Measures

Mon 28 Jun
COVID-19 Safety Measures

Community Update

Sydney Fish Market has been advised of positive COVID-19 case who attended the site on the following date(s) and time(s):

  • 15/08/2021 5.00pm to 16/08/2021 3.00am
  • 17/08/2021 5.15pm to 18/08/2021 3.00am

Following advice from NSW Health, anyone who attended Sydney Fish Market during the above times is considered a casual contact and must immediately get tested and self-isolate until receiving a negative result.

A deep-clean of all key areas across the site has been conducted, in addition to our already stringent daily cleaning procedures.

The health and safety of all visitors and staff here at Sydney Fish Market is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the situation and respond to all requirements in line with advice from NSW Health.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sydney Fish Market open during lockdown?

Yes. As an essential service, Sydney Fish Market is open from 7am-4pm every day of the week throughout lockdown.

What safety measures are in place at Sydney Fish Market?

  • All visitors to Sydney Fish Market must sign in using the Service NSW COVID Safe Check-in upon arrival to site.
  • All visitors must wear a fitted face masks in all areas of Sydney Fish Market, at all times. This includes outdoor areas and the car park.
  • All visitors must adhere to social distancing requirements (remain 1.5m from others at all times) while on site.
  • COVID Marshals are stationed on site throughout lockdown to ensure compliance with these guidelines.

How much is parking at Sydney Fish Market?

Parking is being charged at normal rates for the remainder of lockdown.

Is dining-in permitted at Sydney Fish Market?

No. In line with NSW Health restrictions, no sit-down dining is permitted anywhere across the SFM site, including at the tables in the arcade and on the boardwalk.

Do your retailers do home-delivery?

Yes. Many of our retailers offer home delivery services. Details on these services can be found here.

Other Information

In line with other public spaces and facilities, we have implemented precautionary hygiene measures at Sydney Fish Market, including hand sanitisation points throughout the site and an increased cleaning regime of common touch points across our retail and operational areas.

Sydney Fish Market is also observing safe social distancing measures and asks all visitors to site to ensure they keep a minimum of 1.5 metres distance from each other at all times. Dedicated COVID Marshals are onsite throughout busy periods to ensure compliance.

Sydney Fish Market’s iconic boardwalk seating is currently closed to customers in line with current restrictions on seated dining.

Auction Supplier and Buyer Update

As Sydney Fish Market is an essential service our wholesale auction is exempt from COVID closures and can therefore continue to operate. We have thus been operating the auction with extensive COVID-safe measures in place.